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3 hrs ago |

Enjoy another Simpich Showcase Theater original

In Marionette artist, David Simpich 's presentation of Portrait: A Puppeteer's True Story - David along with string puppets of King David, Abraham Lincoln, the Elephant Man, Helen Keller, Pinocchio, and others explore events that have personally shaped and impacted his life.


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6 hrs ago | Tehran Times

Tableaux based on Akbar Radi's plays to go on stage at City Theater Complex

TEHRAN Stage director Mikaeil Shahrestani plans to stage seven tableaux based on seven works by acclaimed Iranian playwright Akbar Radi at the Chaharsu Hall of Tehran's City Theater Complex from October 10. "Glorious Smile of Mr. Gil", "Slowly with the Rose", "Death in Autumn", "Blue Hole" and "Night on Wet Pavement" and two other plays will be ... (more)


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10 hrs ago | Click Orlando

Joan Rivers' daughter: 'Fingers crossed'

The latest statement from Joan Rivers' daughter gave no new information about the comedian's condition three days after she was rushed to a New York hospital.


Related Topix: Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Entertainment, Television, Arts, Red Bank, NJ

13 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Disney's American Idol Experience has last show

Disney's American Idol Experience wrapped up its roughly five-year run on Saturday, Aug. 30, with a heartwarming story straight from the fairytale handbook.


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17 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Vista club 'acting out' to raise theater funds

Operations and Programs Coordinator Johnnie Johnson talks with her Boys & Girls Club of Vista drama class Wednesday.


Related Topix: Arts, Kids, Family

20 hrs ago | The White Rhino Report

End of August Summer Camp - Review of 'Pageant' Off-Broadway at the Davenport Theater

I have had an opportunity to see and to enjoy "Pageant" on two occasions over the past few months.


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Yesterday | Denver Post

Raising the curtain on fall theater offerings

The Arvada Center presents "Memphis, The Musical," with Jim Hogan as Huey and Aisha Jackson as Felicia.


Related Topix: Arts, Photography, Pop/Rock, Bon Jovi, Denver, CO

Sat Aug 30, 2014


'Mystery of Irma Vep' review: Jungle Theater pulls off challenging production

"The Mystery of Irma Vep" is a romp and a sprint, a Rube Goldberg device of a play that, in addition to strong and versatile actors, requires the speed, teamwork and efficiency of an Indy Car pit crew.


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The Orlando Sentinel

Video: 'Les Miz' flash mob brings musical theater to Orlando mall

The Orlando Shakespeare Theater holds a "Flash mob" at Mall at Milennia to build buzz about its production of "Les Miserables."


Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Arts, Musical Theater, Entertainment

C.S. Lewis on Stage returns to Provision Theater in Chicago this fall

Provision Theater Company launches its 2014-2015 Season with the return of C.S. LEWIS ON STAGE, written by C.S. Lewis and adapted by Tom Key.


Related Topix: C. S. Lewis, Vocal, Arts, Chicago, IL, Musical Movies, Cotton Patch Gospel, Buena Vista Games, The Chronicles of Narnia, Griptonite Games, Video Games

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

From Interpol to Love and Theft, plenty of live music in the Inland Empire

From Interpol's indie rock to Kill The Noise's electro house as well as Love and Theft's country stylings, there's a grab bag of music for fans locally.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Interpol, Arts, Pomona, CA, Los Angeles, CA


High-tech pipe organ to blow minds at famed SF theater

The city's Castro Theatre, known as much for its colorful organ concerts as its quirky film offerings, will house a massive $700,000 pipe-digital hybrid featuring a sample library used in the film industry.


Related Topix: Arts, Castro (San Francisco, CA), Symphony, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

that 80'S Time Travel Movie to Play Encore Performance at People's Improv Theater, 9/4

The first parody of six in the UNAUTHORIZED! Musical Parody Series receives an encore performance after a sold out performance last week at the People's Improv Theater.


Related Topix: Arts, The 80'S, Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Las Vegas Review Journal

Celebration to honor theater founder Georgia Neu

Las Vegas' local theater community will gather to honor Actors Repertory Theatre founder Georgia Neu at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Summerlin Library Theatre, 1771 Inner Circle Drive.


Related Topix: Arts, Las Vegas, NV, University of Cincinnati, Sierra Nevada College, Entertainment


Comedian Tracy Morgan still struggling after crash

A Mississippi woman has been convicted of murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a Georgia woman's death.


Related Topix: Tracy Morgan, Arts, Georgia, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Chino Community Theaterea s a Death of a Salesmana shows when art hits close to home

When: 8 p.m. Sept. 5-6, 8, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 14 and 21. More than six decades later, Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Death of a Salesman” seems more relevant than ever.


Related Topix: Theater, Death of a Salesman, Arts

93.3 The Eagle

ZZ Top & Jeff Beck Might Reschedule Some Dates

Those with tickets to ZZ Top - Jeff Beck shows might want to wait before pursuing a refund.


Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock, Salamanca, NY, Arts

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Daughter: Joan Rivers 'resting comfortably'

Comedian Joan Rivers is "resting comfortably" in a New York hospital after apparently suffering cardiac and respiratory arrest during a procedure at a medical clinic Thursday.


Related Topix: Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Entertainment, Television, Melissa Rivers, Arts, Red Bank, NJ


What's New, 54 Below? Theater Royalty, Iconic Songstresses, BFFs & More Take the Stage

Summer came and went, but fear not, because some very special ladies are ready to take the stage at the hottest spot in town.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Wicked, Dance, Adele, Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Aurora Advocate

Audition notice

Dynamics Community Theater of Tallmadge will have auditions for "The Littlest Angel" in the black box theater at Tallmadge High School, 140 North Munroe Road, on Sept.


Related Topix: Arts, Tallmadge, OH, Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Entertainment